Cook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard says Joe Berrios has been dodging a subpoena for nearly a year. Now Blanchard is taking the Cook County Assessor to court.
Cook County commissioners reportedly ran up more than $98,000 in expenses without providing a shred of paperwork.
A new report accuses Cook County highway workers of dumping chemicals at maintenance yards.
Two Cook County revenue investigators have been fired for allegedly accepting “thousands” of dollars in bribes — hush money from convenience stores and other outlets selling cigarettes without paying the local tobacco tax.
A Cook County human resources official has been fired after an inspector general’s probe found she told several county employees last year that they were expected to donate $100 in campaign cash to outgoing Board President Todd Stroger.